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  1. white racial supremacy
  2. White dominions
  3. Plassey (1757)
  4. Kamehameha
  5. settlement colonies
  1. a Colonies in which European settlers made up the overwhelming majority of the population; small numbers of native inhabitants were typically reduced by disease and wars of conquest; typical of British holdings in North America and Australia with growing independence in the 19th century
  2. b Belief in the inherent superiority of whites over the rest of humanity; peaked in the period before world war I
  3. c Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor
  4. d Battle between the troops of the British east India company and an Indian army under siraj-ud-daula, ruler of Bengal; British victory gave them control of northeast India
  5. e Hawaiian prince; with British backing he created a unified kingdom by 1810; promoted the entry of Western ideas in commerce and social relations

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
  2. Kingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java
  3. The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.
  4. Western European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations
  5. Western-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati

5 True/False questions

  1. nabobsName given to British representatives of the East India Company who went briefly to India to make fortunes through graft and exploitation

          

  2. Isandhlwana (1879)Zulu defeat of a British army; one of the few indigenous victories over 19th-century European armies

          

  3. presidenciesMovement of Boer settlers in Cape Colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal

          

  4. princely statesRuled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty

          

  5. Great TrekKingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java

          

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